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. residents of the big apple yesterday had it particularly bad. >> can hardly breathe out there. it's tough. >> reporter: some new york residents took advantage of cooling centers, as city sidewalks sizzled. >> we're getting heated from above and below and all around. in fact, in every direction. >> reporter: columbia university climate researcher says urban areas tend to hold on to heat making residents all the more miserable. but misery has plenty of company. across the nation yesterday, heat advisories were posted in more than two dozen states. oklahoma city has now had 31 days of triple-digit readings. in the south, a summer of extreme temperatures has made drought conditions even worse. but not everyone is complaining. in northern virginia where the mercury hit 100 degrees yesterday, the extreme heat didn't stop this civil war re-enactment. men wearing wool uniforms marked the 150th anniversary of the battle of bull run. >> your body after a while in the wool gets a little acclimated to the heat. >> reporter: again forecasters say today will be slightly cooler in some parts of the coun
was "the" way to cross the atlantic in style. big name celebrities were almost always on board. and the ship playing a starring role in the 1962 disney film bon voyage starring fred mcmurray and jane wyman. >> when you step aboard this luxurious liner anxieties disappear. you will live five lovely lazy care free days aboard. >> osgood: but even with all her speed the s.s.united states was no match for the jetliners that began taking the lion's share of transatlantic passengers as the '60s wore on. in november of 1969 after exactly 400 voyages, the s.s.united states was taken out of service. ♪ she once was the pride of america ♪ >> osgood: today on the eve of the fourth the former pride of the american passenger fleet sits as a fated relic at a philadelphia pier not far from independence hall. where its current owner the s.s.united states conservancy searches for a way to restore the renown vessel to its former glory. coming up, the mobster they called scarface. al capone. ,,,,,, has the average guy on the street ever lifted a gravy stain from an otherwise pristine wall-to-w
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